Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 637, 32081 [E8-12549]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 109 / Thursday, June 5, 2008 / Notices revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: May 23, 2008. Glenn Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–12547 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 637 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 637, Application for Registration (For Certain Excise Tax Activities). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 4, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Jun 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 32081 Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Registration (For ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on Certain Excise Tax Activities). respondents, including through the use OMB Number: 1545–0014. of automated collection techniques or Form Number: Form 637. other forms of information technology; Abstract: Form 637 is used to apply and (e) estimates of capital or start-up for excise tax registration. The registration applies to a person required costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to be registered under Revenue code to provide information. section 4101 for purposes of the federal excise tax on taxable fuel imposed Approved: May 27, 2008. under Code sections 4041 and 4071; and R. Joseph Durbala, to certain manufacturers or sellers and IRS Reports Clearance Officer. purchasers that must register under [FR Doc. E8–12549 Filed 6–4–08; 8:45 am] Code section 4222 to be exempt from BILLING CODE 4830–01–P the excise tax on taxable articles. The data is used to determine if the applicant qualifies for the exemption. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Taxable fuel producers are required by Code section 4101 to register with the Internal Revenue Service Service before incurring any tax Proposed Collection; Comment liability. Current Actions: There are no changes Request for Notice 2005–41 being made to the form at this time. Line AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), items, attachments, and code references Treasury. were recounted, however, to more ACTION: Notice and request for accurately show burden. comments. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: The Department of the Affected Public: Business or other for- Treasury, as part of its continuing effort profit organizations, and not-for-profit to reduce paperwork and respondent institutions, and farms. burden, invites the general public and Estimated Number of Respondents: other Federal agencies to take this 2,000. opportunity to comment on proposed Estimated Time per Respondent: 13 and/or continuing information hr., 31 min. collections, as required by the Estimated Total Annual Burden Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Hours: 27,020. Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. The following paragraph applies to all 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is of the collections of information covered soliciting comments concerning Notice by this notice: 2005–41, Guidance Regarding Qualified An agency may not conduct or Intellectual Property Contributions. sponsor, and a person is not required to DATES: Written comments should be respond to, a collection of information received on or before August 4, 2008 to unless the collection of information be assured of consideration. displays a valid OMB control number. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments Books or records relating to a collection to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue of information must be retained as long Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution as their contents may become material Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. in the administration of any internal FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: revenue law. Generally, tax returns and Requests for additional information or tax return information are confidential, copies of notice should be directed to as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Allan Hopkins at (202) 622–6665, or at Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., be summarized and/or included in the Washington, DC 20224, or through the request for OMB approval. All internet, at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. comments will become a matter of public record. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Allan Hopkins at (202) 622–6665, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 109 (Thursday, June 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-12549]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 637

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning 
Form 637, Application for Registration (For Certain Excise Tax 
Activities).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 4, 2008 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal 
Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Allan Hopkins 
at (202) 622-6665, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet 
at Allan.M.Hopkins@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Registration (For Certain Excise Tax 
Activities).
    OMB Number: 1545-0014.
    Form Number: Form 637.
    Abstract: Form 637 is used to apply for excise tax registration. 
The registration applies to a person required to be registered under 
Revenue code section 4101 for purposes of the federal excise tax on 
taxable fuel imposed under Code sections 4041 and 4071; and to certain 
manufacturers or sellers and purchasers that must register under Code 
section 4222 to be exempt from the excise tax on taxable articles. The 
data is used to determine if the applicant qualifies for the exemption. 
Taxable fuel producers are required by Code section 4101 to register 
with the Service before incurring any tax liability.
    Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at 
this time. Line items, attachments, and code references were recounted, 
however, to more accurately show burden.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, and 
not-for-profit institutions, and farms.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 13 hr., 31 min.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 27,020.
    The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of 
information covered by this notice:
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of 
information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records 
relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as 
their contents may become material in the administration of any 
internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information 
are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of 
information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of 
operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide 
information.

    Approved: May 27, 2008.
R. Joseph Durbala,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-12549 Filed 6-4-08; 8:45 am]
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